Knowledge and Insights: News and Press Releases

NJ Banker Magazine Features Article on Internal Audit by Salvatore Zerilli

Internal audit, when properly implemented, is an essential element to assist your financial institution in discovering control weaknesses, regulatory and policy violations, and operational inefficiencies. Such self-scrutiny provides an institution with the ability to take timely, corrective action when needed to maintain its safety, soundness, profitability and integrity. Risk Assessment Proper implementation of an effective…

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Princeton Packet covers Mercadien’s National Small Business Association Contract

Mercadien P.C., Certified Public Accountants has been awarded a significant national contract with the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide risk-based review and risk oversight support services for the Certified Development Company /504 Loan Program administered through the Offices of Capital Access and Credit Risk Management. The program provides financing to small businesses to acquire…

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Mercadien Awarded Significant National Contract With U.S. SBA

Press Release – Mercadien Is Awarded Significant National Contract With U.S. Small Business Administration October 15, 2014; Princeton, New Jersey Conrad L. Druker, CPA and managing director of The Mercadien Group, is pleased to announce that Mercadien P.C., Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) has been awarded a significant national contract with the U.S. Small Business Administration…

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Princeton Packet features Mercadien Group Promotions

Princeton-based The Mercadien Group recently announced that J. Patrick Julian, CPA, CGMA; Samuel J. Kenworthy, CPA, MST, CGMA and Digesh Patel, CPA, MBA, CGA, have been promoted to the level of director, and Emily Hoffman, CPA, CGMA, and Stephen Noon, CPA, have been promoted to manager. Read full article. 

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Frank Pina Selected to Receive the Annual NJBIZ Forty Under 40 Award

Frank Pina, CPA, CFF, CFE, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and a leader of its forensic and litigation support practice, has been selected to receive the NJBIZ 2014 Forty Under 40 award, celebrating New Jersey’s most accomplished business professionals under the age of 40. Mr. Pina…

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NJAMHAA News features Mercadien Financial Services and Expertise for Nonprofits

The previous issue of NJAMHAA News featured Mercadien Technologies, one of six companies that make up the Mercadien Group. While Mercadien Technologies handles the encryption and other technological aspects of protecting personal health information, personal identifiable information and e-mails on laptops and cell phones to prevent breaches, Mercadien’s Nonprofit Services Group provides the financial and…

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Lisa Thouin Elected to the Board of Trustees of Enable Inc.

Lisa M. Thouin, CPA, CGMA, managing director of The Mercadien Group, principal in Mercadien, P.C., Certified Public Accountants, and co-leader of its Nonprofit Services Group, has been elected to the board of trustees of Enable Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping individuals with permanent and chronic physical or cognitive disabilities and senior citizens to…

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Mercadien Hosts Seminar on Risk Management for Nonprofit Executives

More than 30 chief and financial executives of New Jersey nonprofit organizations attended The Mercadien Group’s complimentary breakfast seminar, “How to Manage Risk,” at its offices on August 5, 2014. Part of the firm’s ongoing Nonprofit Revenue Enhancement Seminar Series, and qualified as continuing professional education (CPE), the two-hour forum identified numerous risk areas faced…

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MidJersey Chamber of Commerce Honors Sherise Ritter as Citizen of the Year

Sherise Ritter is living proof that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Growing up in Hamilton Square, one of her earliest altruistic experiences was helping her mother raise money for Deborah Hospital. That’s where the spark first ignited her affinity for helping others and keeping herself busy. “My mom has always been a…

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NJAMHAA News features Mercadien’s Financial and Technology Services

Since The Mercadien Group exhibited at NJAMHAA’s Information Technology Project’s conference earlier this year and joined NJAMHAA’s IT Council, the company has received calls from a number of NJAMAA members requesting assessments of their external vulnerability. “They’re asking about penetration tests and holistic assessments of their technology, of what they have now and how to…

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